Tag Archives: Donald J. Trump

Roger W. Smith, review of “Trump: The Art of The Deal” by Donald J. Trump

  The attached downloadable PDF file contains a book review by Roger W. Smith of Donald J. Trump’s bestseller Trump: The Art of the Deal. The review was written in May 1988 as a journalism school assignment. (My favorite phrase — … Continue reading

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Roger W. Smith, “Walt Whitman, Immigration Policy, and Donald Trump’s Wall”

    In response to: “Supreme Court Tie Blocks Obama Immigration Plan,” The New York Times, June 23, 2016     I offer the following brief comments of my own as well as quotations from Walt Whitman and about him. … Continue reading

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Trump vis-à-vis Hitler

      “Anyone who thinks Trump is Hitler never studied European history.” comnet posted by a reader of an op ed piece, The York Times, May 9, 2017       *****************************************************     An acquaintance of mine posted … Continue reading

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“Trump Takes Manhattan”

  re: “How Fifth Avenue Is Coping,” by Matthew Schneier, The New York Times, November 23, 2016 http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/fashion/fifth-avenue-holiday-shopping-donald-trump-tower-protesters.html     *******************************************************   The above referenced New York Times article is about the massive traffic headaches that have already been created – and … Continue reading

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an election related anecdote (apropos The Donald’s upset win)

      I had an outstanding high school English teacher, Robert W. Tighe, who was full of worldly wisdom as well as being erudite. He was a World War II veteran and was a man of few illusions. He … Continue reading

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the sacking of Billy Bush

    Who is Billy Bush? The nephew of former President George H.W. Bush. The cousin of former President George W. Bush. A former anchor of Access Hollywood, a weekly television program, and the former host of a nationally syndicated … Continue reading

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“extreme vetting” of immigrants?

    Liz Tighe post on Facebook August 15, 2016   “Extreme vetting” of immigrants? Does that mean water-boarding? I think we should extreme vet any orange-faced lard-ass and those related to him who travel outside the country to Russia … Continue reading

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